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AROLDIS CHAPMAN RUMORS

Dave Stewart admits to inquiry on Reds' Aroldis Chapman

The Arizona Diamondbacks sit eight games back of the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers. That's not stopping them from inquiring on one of the top trade targets this deadline. After a report stating that the D-backs were interested in acquiring Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, GM Dave Stewart didn't back away when asked by reporters in Seattle, where the Diamondbacks are playing...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks interested in Aroldis Chapman for some reason

If your team is three games under .500, seven games out of first place, and 6.5 games out of a playoff spot, you know what you need? AN ELITE CLOSER! While it may seem ridiculous, that’s apparently the logic going through the head of Diamondbacks GM Dave Stewart, who confirmed his team is interested in Reds closer Aroldis Chapman…as long as they don’t have to give up anything...
Via The Outside Corner
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

D-backs GM Dave Stewart spoke openly about pursuit of Aroldis Chapman

The Arizona Diamondbacks sit eight games back of the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers. That's not stopping them from inquiring on one of the top trade targets this deadline.After a report stating that the D-backs were interested in acquiring Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, GM Dave Stewart didn't back away when asked by reporters:Stewart admitted that he doesn't know where...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants interested in Aroldis Chapman

The San Francisco Giants have been connected to several big name arms as the trade deadline approaches, including the likes of Cole Hamels. Behind Madison Bumgarner, their rotation leaves much to be desired (although the return of Jake Peavy has helped a bit). While it appears unlikely that the team will add a big name starter (ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick calls it a “long shot...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Teams seeking Reds flame-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman

Reds starting pitcher Jose Cueto is expected to be moved before baseball's trade deadline, but Cincinnati also possesses the league's most sought-after reliever, Aroldis Chapman.Whether the Reds actually want to move Chapman is up for debate. According to ESPN's Jayson Stark, one league executive deemed the Reds' price tag for Chapman as "exorbitant."It's clear why contending teams...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A buyer's guide to the MLB trade deadline

As we approach the Trade Deadline on July 31st, there haven't been many headlining transactions made thus far. Regardless, speculation has been prevalent that there is a big market for sellers and that bodes well for teams looking to rebuild. As I detailed in my Seller's Guide to the Trade Deadline, a few of those teams stand to benefit from the current sellers market and have made...
Via The Sports Quotient
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Comparing Aroldis Chapman to some of the greatest relievers of all time

Cincinnati Reds' closer Aroldis Chapman became the fastest pitcher to reach 500 strikeouts, reaching the achievement in just 292.0 innings pitched. The previous mark was held by San Diego Padres' closer Craig Kimbrel, who got to 500 in 305 IP.  Chapman is also one of the fastest-throwing pitchers in the MLB, with his average fastball velocity a full 1.5 mph faster than any other...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman Makes History During Reds Loss

The Cincinnati Reds might’ve lost 5-3 to their interstate rival Cleveland Indians Sunday, but Aroldis Chapman had a day to remember. With a bases loaded strikeout of Giovanny Urshela in the tenth inning, the “Cuban Missile became the fastest pitcher in baseball history to notch 500 strikeouts….needing just 292 innings to reach the milestone. The previous holder, San Diego...
Via Hall of Very Good
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds: Aroldis Chapman breaks a record

Earlier this evening, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman became the fastest pitcher to record 500 strikeouts. He did it in only 292 innings, topping San Diego Padres closer Craig Kimbrel, who did it in 305 innings. Chapman is the hardest thrower in the league and routinely throws 100+ MPH. He showcased that in this years All-Star Game where 12 of his 14 pitches were at least...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman Throws Absolute Gas At All-Star Game, Strikes Out Side (Video)

Remember that one kid in Little League who threw way harder than everyone else and completely dominated? Aroldis Chapman is that kid, except he’s doing it against the best hitters in the world. The Cincinnati Reds flamethrower made his fourth All-Star appearance Tuesday night at Great American Ball Park, and to say he put on a show for the hometown crowd would be an understatement...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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